Friday, June 19, 2015
Journeys Into A Day of Freedom

A Day of Freedom

June 19 is Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a portmanteau of June and nineteenth, and is recognized as a state Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 19, 20157:55 pm